Carol Blessing

Carol Blessing

Extension Faculty
201 Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca,NY 14853
Phone: (518) 265-3759
Fax: (607) 255-2763
Email: cjb39@cornell.edu

Carol Blessing holds a licensed master’s degree in social work. Over 30 years of experience in the disability services field as an expert in person-centered practices and planning has earned her international recognition. She is the author and director of the landmark Citizen-Centered Leadership intensive course of study and international community of practice (www.cclds.org). Currently, Ms. Blessing serves on the faculty of the Cornell University Yang-Tan Institute in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations where she has spent the past 16 years directing state-wide cross-system level impact and change initiatives focused on person-directed integrated community-based outcomes for people with disabilities.

Education
BA 1991 - University of Michigan – Comparative Literature